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Tosan Boyo, Senior VP, Hospital Operations, John Muir Health

Tosan O. Boyo, MPH, FACHE is the Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations at John Muir Health. He’s responsible for maximizing clinical integration, team effectiveness and facility performance to deliver highest quality care across JMH Walnut Creek Medical Center, JMH Concord Medical Center and JMH Behavioral Health Center. John Muir Health ranks top 10 in California according to US News and World Report.

Tosan also serves on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Healthcare Improvement as Chair of the Governance Committee. For decades, IHI has spearheaded improvement science to advance health outcomes, reduce harm and deaths across the world.

Tosan previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of San Francisco General Hospital; the City’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, largest Primary Care Center and only Psychiatric Emergency Service. In February 2020, he was appointed by San Francisco’s Director of Public Health to serve as the Operations Chief of the City’s COVID-19 Command Center. At the height of the pandemic, of the most densely-populated US cities, San Francisco achieved the lowest death rates and case rates, and highest testing rates.

Born in Nigeria, then backpacking across all seven continents, shaped Tosan’s views on how intersections across culture, policy, and health impact vulnerable communities. He believes access to affordable high-quality care is a cornerstone for a thriving society and he’s on a life-long mission to eliminate health disparities.